This Self-Learning Module (SLM) is prepared so that you, our dear learners, can continue your studies and learn while at home. Activities, questions, directions, exercises, and discussions are carefully stated for you to understand each lesson.
Each SLM is composed of different parts. Each part shall guide you step-by-step as you discover and understand the lesson prepared for you.
Pre-tests are provided to measure your prior knowledge on lessons in each SLM. This will tell you if you need to proceed on completing this module or if you need to ask your facilitator or your teacher’s assistance for better understanding of the lesson. At the end of each module, you need to answer the post-test to self-check your learning. Answer keys are provided for each activity and test. We trust that you will be honest in using these.
Please use this module with care. Do not put unnecessary marks on any part of this SLM. Use a separate sheet of paper in answering the exercises and tests. And read the instructions carefully before performing each task.
The learner designs the visual elements and components of the selected festival or theatrical form through costumes, props, etc.
How far are you getting along? I hope that you are well and good and ready to embrace another challenging yet fun-learning today. After your previous tour from the different festivals in the Philippines together with the modules that you have previously read and answered, I am confident that your learning banks are almost full. I am happy to share this new journey with you as I take you to the known festivals in the three large island groups in the country.
Today, we will be having activities that will surely lead you to a deeper perception and understanding of the Philippine culture. You may be far from those places, but this module will lead you to see its beauty from the colors, outfits, decorations, and the beautiful inspirations of those festivities that are rooted from our traditions and religions. This module is especially designed to teach and direct you to the places that have shown an immense contribution to our local artistry. Considering that one among those that our country considers a pride and identity are the festivals that showcase religious beliefs and region’s distinct culture. A handful of their vibrancy and festivity to honor and to celebrate, these festivals are marked by their individual signature.
Now, as you open this material, let me provide you enlightenment in the inspirations of their wonderful celebrations that attest how creative Filipinos have become.
At the end of this module, you shall be able to:
1. Recognize the local designs incorporated in the attires and props worn in Pahiyas (Luzon), Dinagyang (Visayas) and Kadayawan (Mindanao) Festivals.
2. Create props by integrating the local colors and materials.
3. Appreciate by determining the proper incorporation of the visual elements in the attires and props of selected festivals in Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.
Considering the concepts that you gained about the different principles of arts as applied to the Philippine Festivals which were discussed in the previous module, let us see how well you can recall those learnings. Leave your worries behind because this activity will not be graded. Have fun!